[Mailman-Users] restricting subscriptions

nate at plsweb.com nate at plsweb.com
Fri Sep 26 01:33:20 CEST 2003

> Sometimes an announcement-only type of list needs also to be
> configured such that it restricts subscription, meaning that
> only an approved person (e.g. administrator) can actually
> add members to the subscription list.
> Is that at all possible with MM ?


> Is it possible to hold subscription requests?


In Mailman 2.1.X take a look at the "Privacy Options" page, specifically
the "subscribe_policy".  One can require approval which effectively
holds the subscription until approved or declined.



Nate Perry-Thistle
Director of Technology
Performance Learning Systems    http://www.plsweb.com/

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